Thursday, February 21, 2013

Self tanners

So I don't know about you guys but, I'm pale... super pale.
I have been thinking about using self tanner to add a little color to my arms and legs.
I don't go to tanning beds or lay out. Nothing against people who do, I just choose not to. 
Have you guys ever used them before? Because I just found out there is a million different brands and applications. Lotions, spray, and now wipes?
Self tanners
With all these choices I have began a search for a self tanner that 
1. Doesn't leave residue or streaks in clothing and etc. 
2. Sweat protective
3. Doesn't smell terrible
4. Looks very natural 

Have any recommendations or advice? I'll be sure to let you know what kind I get and how it goes!

-The Plaid Princess

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Maxi dress craze

Morning lovely readers!
Well to start this post let me say I have always been on the fence about maxi dresses. I feel like some people can pull them off and some can't. I've tried on cute ones before and I've had some other bad experiences which is why I couldn't ever commit to buying one. 

Maxi dress craze
So in the end I found Maxi dresses for every occasion but, still I just don't think I could pull them off.

I started with an evening vintage look. I mean come on can I get married in this dress? Lady Mary from Downton Abbey would approve. Number one is my favorite. 
Then skipping to vintage Lilly Pulitzer maxi. If I could find one under $500 then it would work. Look at all that gorgeous lace detailing! I found this one from
Lastly, I ended with some casual maxi dresses for on the go or on vacation.

What do you think about maxi dresses?

-The Plaid Princess

Saturday, February 9, 2013

The perfect laptop

If you follow me on Instagram (along10) you saw yesterday I got a MacBook Air! I was so excited, I was also in desperate need of an upgrade. 
I was a little worried about how tiny the MacBook Air is but, it has turned out to be perfect for me. I am on the Internet a lot between blogging and school and this little thing can handle it all. It's so lightweight and I've been astonished how the computer does not heat up. 
Did I mention how absolutely adorable it is? I can honestly say I love this little thing and have been treating it like my child. I just can't help it...
Now I only need to name my cute computer and buy some accessories. I found the cutest items on and I'm considering getting a hardcase.  
MacBook Air
Any suggestions on what to get?

Sorry if I'm a little off for the next few post. I'm still new to Mac and trying to figure everything out :)

-The Plaid Princess

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Spring into a new body

Good afternoon guys! 
Let me just recap my morning... Just imagine 8 am all the sudden a bulldozer comes to dig up the backyard for reasons we just won't talk about. Next I enter the shower because I was told I can get in... 3 minutes into my shower and the water gets turned off! Yes, it has been a rough start. 
On to better news I think spring is on the way! I was able to walk outside in norts (Nike Shorts) and Ugg slippers (super classy right?!) 
Anyway with spring coming up I have been wanting to get on the toned side. I'm not going for VS model but, who knows maybe I'll work-out enough and grow a little booty. 
Now comes the hard part how to work out? 
Running- haha no Yoga- possibly Zumba- as long as no one is around

So any tips on working out and what kind of music do you guys listen to while working out?

Sorry guys going to keep this post short, but only because I'm working on something really special for you guys! Make sure you follow me on Instagram and Twitter for more updates.
Stay tuned! 

-The Plaid Princess

Monday, February 4, 2013

Monogram me

Happy Monday readers! 
A few days ago I saw (and fell in love with) this monogrammed pillow and all the sudden the monogram bug bit me. I have a good amount of monogrammed items but, you can never have too much right? 
These are my must have monogrammed items for spring. I'm thinking I need to spoil myself and buy one of the items below. (or maybe Valentines present?!) What do you guys think? 
Monogram me
Do you love monogrammed accessories? 

-The Plaid Princess

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Lilly takes over my life

Sorry readers I took a little school related break. Work load got a little crazy for a few days. 
Recently I got to sit down and look at Lifeguard Press' Lilly Pulitzer spring 2013 release (link here) and I am loving some of the new items!

Lilly Pulitzer
Though I am sad the speakers do not come in any of the new patterns
I have been wanting one for awhile any comments on them? 
What new Lifeguard Press items do you like?

-The Plaid Princess